Podcasts

Jeanne Baret

Baret was the first woman known to circumnavigate the globe. But her experience wasn’t just about the travel – she ...
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Proving climate change: The Keeling curve

How a young American scientist began the work that would show how our climate is changing. His name was Charles ...
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SYMHC Classics: The Case of the Colorado Cannibal, Alferd Packer

It's an unsettling 2012 episode! In the winter of 1873, Alferd Packer led gold prospectors into the Rockies, but harsh ...
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297: How Reconstruction Transformed the Constitution: A Feature Conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning Historian Eric Foner

If you turn on the news, you’re likely to find a heated debate about big issues, from citizenship to voting ...
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Britain’s World War Two ‘Brown Babies’

The US first began sending troops to the UK in 1942 to help in the war effort. It is estimated ...
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The Bristol bus boycott

In 1963 a small group of British black activists started a pioneering protest against racism within the local bus company ...
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“Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight” from episode #0136 “Where There’s Smoke”

On this day in 1871, the Great Chicago Fire swept through the city after starting, from unknown causes, the previous ...
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Commercial Aviation in the U.S., Part 2

In this episode, we’ll go from the international agreement that prepared for a global airline industry up to the deregulation ...
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The Notting Hill riots

In August 1958 Britain was shocked by nearly a week of race riots in the west London district of Notting ...
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Sponsored: Introducing American Elections: Wicked Game

American Elections: Wicked Game is a new podcast from the host of Wondery’s American History Tellers (Lindsay Graham) that will ...
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